ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Did you know that Westward Ho Campers Association awards a scholarship at the end of June each year in the amount of $5000.00?

Refer to the following procedures and if you think you qualify, please click the button at the bottom of the page to download the application. 

Applications are NOT available for pick up or drop off at the office this year.

Submission Deadline: June 30, 2020

Procedures:

  • Westward Ho Campers Association has approved a yearly scholarship in the amount of $5000.00

  • The total monies available in any given year may be divided (equally or unequally) amongst applicants.

  • Submitting an application does not imply approval.

  • Members can only apply for the scholarship for a course to be taken after the June 30th deadline.

  • All applications received will be responded to in a timely manner.

  • Interested parties can get an application from the website at www.westwardhocampground.ca or office.westwardho@gmail.com   or secretary@westwardhocampground.ca

Eligibility:

  •  Applicants must be current members in good standing of the Westward Ho Campers Association, or an immediate family member.

  • Applications are also open to current Staff Members of the Westward Ho Campers Association.

  • Applicants must complete an application form and provide details as to which post-secondary institution they have been accepted to and the costs involved.  This can include studies at a recognized University, College or Technical Institution. 

  • Acceptance letter(s) from school applicant is attending must be presented at the time of an interview.  

  • Selected applicants will be interviewed by phone by a member of the Board of Directors of the Westward Ho Campers Association.

  • Once applicants have been interviewed, names will be taken to the Board for consideration, usually at their meeting at the end of July.  You will be advised of their decision soon after that date.

Selection Criteria:

Depending on the number of applicants in any given year, the committee may refer to the following selection criteria:

  • Grades - in high school or prior two years of post-secondary education  

  • Work experience (in the past year, two years, more)

  • Volunteer activities

  • Other awards received for the present year

  • Financial need; student loan, need for accommodation, cost of course etc.

In an effort to keep everyone safe, please do not try and pick up and application from the office, or deliver the completed one.  Download the application from the button below. Then please scan your acceptance letter and send it with the application by email to either secretary@westwardhocampground.ca or office.westwardho@gmail.com

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